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Lagenorhynchus cruciger   (Quoy & Gaimard, 1824)

hourglass dolphin
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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Mammalia | Cetacea | Delphinidae

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Pelagic.  Polar; 0°N - 90°S, 180°W - 180°E

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Indo-Pacific, Atlantic Ocean and the Antarctic: Antarctica and Kerguelen.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 163 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 1394); 183 cm TL (female)

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Sightings have been made in waters of 200 m or less, near islands and banks; ranges to the ice-edges in the south, but the northern limits are not known. Feeds on small fish (Ref. 1394). Sightings have been made in waters of 200 m or less, near islands and banks; ranges to the ice-edges in the south, but the northern limits are not known. Feeds on small fish (Ref. 1394).

Life cycle and mating behavior Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae

Main reference References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Jefferson, T.A., S. Leatherwood and M.A. Webber. 1993. (Ref. 1394)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES status (Ref. 108899)

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

Human uses

Fisheries: commercial
FAO(fisheries: | FishSource | Sea Around Us

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References
Mass conversion

Internet sources

BHL | BOLD Systems | CISTI | DiscoverLife | FAO(fisheries: species profile; publication : search) | GenBank (genome, nucleotide) | GloBI | GOBASE | Google Books | Google Scholar | Google | ispecies | PubMed | Scirus | Tree of Life | uBio | uBio RSS | Wikipedia (Go, Search) | Zoological Record

Estimates of some properties based on models

Vulnerability (Ref. 71543)
Very high vulnerability (90 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown